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Nevada should cap charter schools

Twenty-one states have capped the number and growth of charter schools. Nevada should join them.Four years ago, the state spent $254 million on charter schools....
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Washoe County superintendent weighs in on class, race and education

Washoe County School District Superintendent Traci Davis knows there are people who wish she would stop talking about equity.But she isn’t going to.“I tend...
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Leaders mum on reasons behind Nevada charter school change

A North Las Vegas charter school is rebranding and ending its relationship with its Arizona-based management company, but the motivation behind the changes is...
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Public schools get a mock trial at world’s largest libertarian gathering

Defending public schools at a conference full of free-market enthusiasts is a Herculean task, but Tick Segerblom felt up to the challenge Friday.The Nevada...
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What the bond between public education and private labor looks like

Two days before Southeast Career Technical Academy held its graduation ceremony at Orleans Arena, a much smaller celebration took place in a rec room...
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New report argues Nevada laws aren’t protecting public education

Nevada has found itself near the bottom of another list.A new ‘Grading the States’ report from the Network for Public Education and the Schott...

School board reviews gender-diverse policy

After about four hours of public comment and intense debate, the Clark County School District Board of Trustees voted 4-3 to move forward on...
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CCSD begins to scratch surface of its charter school problem

As Clark County School District waits to see the effects of yet another round of budget cuts, it’s an apt time to remember one...

Second chances: Prison program connects inmates to education

When Natasha Barker entered Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center last year, she dreaded the day of her release because of the unknowns it came...


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